Gunnera perpensa L.

First published in Mant. Pl. 1: 21 (1767)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to S. Africa, Madagascar. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Boutique, Fl. Congo, Haloragaceae: 2, t. 1 (1968).
  • Engl. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 297 (1895).
  • Harv. in Fl. Cap. 2: 571 (1862).
  • L. in Syst. Nat., ed. 12: 597 (1767).
  • L., Mant. Pl.: 121 (1767)
  • Schindler in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 225: 116 (1905).
  • Sims, Bot. Mag. 50, t. 2376 (1823).
  • Staner in Ann. Soc. Sci. Brux., sér. 2, 59: 138 (1939).
  • T.C.E. Fries in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 9: 36 (1924).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Fries, R.E. [2464], Kenya K000350079 Yes
Baron, R. [2238], Madagascar K000350080 Yes
Hildebrandt, J.M. [3962], Madagascar K000350081 Yes
illegible, Ethiopia K000350078 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0